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A South Carolina man, 37, gets life sentence for impregnating a 10-year-old girl, officials say

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A 37-year-old South Carolina man, was convicted and sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday, after the rape and impregnation of a 10-year-old girl who was watching cartoons when the attack took place, officials said.

Tony, we’ve encountered an error Singleton was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual assault after a two-day trial in Hampton County Courthouse, located at 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office said in a news release.

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“This girl needs to get ready to go back to school, make friends, braids on her hair – the things that other girls of her age usually are,” said the prosecutor, Hunter, Swanson, of the 14th Circuit Office of the Notary public. “Instead, it is an examination of the nature of a horrible ordeal.”

Singleton has previous convictions for traffic and drug violations, with the solicitor’s office, he said. 14th Circuit Office of the Notary public, via AP)

Singleton, who knew the girl’s mother came into the room in which the 10-year-old was watching “SpongeBob SquarePants” in April 2016, and turned off the lights and raped her, the solicitor’s office, he said.

A few months later, the girl’s mother took her to have an abortion, officials said. The child told a forensic interviewer how she would be forced to have sexual intercourse.

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In a sample of DNA from the fetus proved to be Singleton, it was the father, according to a press release.

The jury delivered its verdict after deliberating for less than an hour. Circuit Judge, Carmen Mullen, then comes in with a life-long without parole.

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